executive director of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS)
Michael Kostel is a twelve-time Emmy Award winner and forty-eight-time nominee with extensive experience developing, producing and supervising compelling television shows and special events in sports, entertainment, news, music and the arts. He has been the Executive Director of the NY Emmy Awards since 2021.
With the tools to create video available to anyone with a cellphone, it’s never been more challenging to produce award winning productions. Mike Kostel, the Executive Director of the New York office of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences and an Emmy award winning producer will share with us his thoughts on what makes an award-winning television production. We’ll discuss things like choosing a compelling subject; how to structuring a show for maximum impact; what storytelling techniques can you use to entertain and inform: and how do you work with a production team post Covid.